McCalls 7547: Checkered twill overalls A UNIF knockoff

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Bloglovin’ feed. Thanks for visiting! Lily’s handmade overalls. McCall’s 7547 in Fabric from Total cost : around 27$ Pattern 2$ on sale at Joann Fabric Checked fabric twill around 22$ , including shipping from Overalls  buckles from Wawak approximately 3$ Lily wanted […]

Jalie3669 Nico Raglan tee and a new year

Jalie Nico Raglan men’s tee in Merino Wool jersey from my fabric sponsor, The Confident Stitch. Sewn in size V. I hope everyone had a nice holiday and Happy New Year to you!  I managed to get three sewing projects finished for Christmas out of the seven I had planned. And two of those are […]

Dad’s blog photos

Today I want to share my dad’s pictures here on the blog. My dad Fred has been a big part of this blog. When I had a project I made for myself I wanted to share, I would sometimes ask for my dad’s help. My dad and I would get together and hunt around town for […]

The American Duchess Guide To 18th Century Dressmaking: A Book review

When I was contacted by the Page Street Publishing Company to review a copy of The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking, by Lauren Stowall and Abby Cox, I was excited! The American Duchess Guide To 18th Century Dressmaking demystifies the sewing techniques used in 18th Century fashion so even a beginner can get […]

Sherpa lined moto sweater jacket Lisette B6169

Well, hello! Today’s project is a sweater knit jacket with a moto zip that I lined with a cozy sherpa fabric. I used Lisette for Butterick 6169 ,and a lovely blue wool sweater knit backed with fleece from The Confident Stitch. I used a sherpa knit fabric bought in downtown LA to line the inside and […]

Light Denim Rosari and another Chai

Since last season, I’ve been wanting to make a 70’s inspired front button denim skirt. I never did get around to drafting my own pattern, and I saw the Pauline Alice Rosari skirt which had lots of cute options and great reviews So I bought the instant download. There is definitely something top be said […]

Chai Tee in a feather print

Pattern: Liesl & Co Chai Tee size XS, D cup Armholes enlarged by two inches Fabric used: Riley Blake cotton lycra from The Confident Stitch It’s always interesting to make a pattern in two different fabrics to see how fabric affects fit. I remembered to use my Dutch Label Shop labels. Even if I did […]

Enlarging armholes, Liesl & Co Chai Tee

Chai Tee version two with enlarged armholes, size XS in the D cup and shortened three inches. Chai Tee version 2. Recently, I bought the new release of the Liesl & Co’s  Chai Tee. It’s a knit tee with some style, and I was drawn to the cuffed sleeves, the yoke, and the fact that […]